THE STATE EDUCATION DEPARTMENT / THE UNIVERSITY OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK / ALBANY, NY 12234
Office for Prekindergarten through Grade 12 Education
Child Nutrition Program Administration
89 Washington Avenue, Room 375 EBA, Albany, NY 12234
Phone: (518) 473-8781 Fax: (518) 473-0018
The Governor's Office recently announced a third round of funding available through the state's Farm to School Program. $1,000,000 in grants is available for projects that help serve school age children healthy, locally grown food. Grant proposals must request at least $25,000 and no more than $100,000 in funding over the term of the project.
All School Food Authorities (SFAs) and Recipient Agencies (RAs) in New York are eligible to apply for a Farm to School grant award(s) including public school districts, non-profit nonpublic schools, charter schools, residential care institutions, and Indian tribe organizations. Application are due Friday, November 3, 2017 by 4:00pm.
The Department of Agriculture and Markets is holding a webinar for all potential applicants on Thursday, October 12, 2017 at 10am. Questions may be posed during the webinar.
After the webinar, any additional questions may be submitted to Meg McCabe at firstname.lastname@example.org .
Please see the Farm to School Program Grant RFP and Intructions below.